8th annual ‘Pirate Day in the Bay’ to kick off on Friday

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The 8th annual “Pirate Day in the Bay” is set to kick off on Friday, with the two-day event set to feature live music, food vendors, local art, and more for attendees of all ages.

Organized by Mystic Krewe of the Seahorse, the yearly pirate-themed festival in Bay St. Louis hosts numerous family-friendly activities including cardboard boat races, costume contests, and a pirate invasion golf cart parade.

Here’s the full list of events planned for this year’s Pirate Day in the Bay:

Friday, May 19
  • 4:00 p.m. – Pirate Central & Vendors Open
  • 5:45 p.m. – Pirates Welcome
  • 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. – Pub Crawl and Treasure Hunt
  • 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. – Live Music by Retro BSL
Saturday, May 20
  • 8:00 a.m. – Cardboard Boat Races.
  • 10:30 a.m. – Pirate Central & Vendors Open
  • 11:00 a.m. – Lil’ Buccaneers’ Parade and Kids Costume Contest Sign Up
  • 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Pirate Play Zone
  • 12:00 p.m. – Kids Costume Contest.
  • 1:00 p.m. – Adult Costume Contest Sign Up
  • 2:00 p.m. – Adult Costume Contest
  • 5:00 p.m. – Pirate Invasion Parade

Although the majority of festival activities will be free, the Pub Crawl, Pirate Play Zone, and Pirate Invasion Golf Cart Parade will require attendees to pay a fee for participation.

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